dentition

noun den·ti·tion \ den-ˈti-shən \

Definition of dentition

1 : the development and cutting of teeth
2 : the character of a set of teeth especially with regard to their number, kind, and arrangement — see tooth illustration
3 : teeth

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Origin and Etymology of dentition

Latin dentition-, dentitio, from dentire to cut teeth, from dent-, dens


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dentition

noun den·ti·tion \ den-ˈtish-ən \

medical Definition of dentition

1 : the development and cutting of teeth
2 : the character of a set of teeth especially with regard to their number, kind, and arrangement
3 : teeth

Illustration of dentition


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